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Nichols College is a private institution that was founded in 1815. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,202, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 200 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Nichols College's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (North), 27. Its tuition and fees are $32,370 (2013-14).
|School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):|
Within a supportive community, Nichols College transforms today's students into tomorrow's leaders through a dynamic, career-forcused business and professional education.
Your Success Is Our Business
Small & friendly college offering ample personal attention
Caring, dynamic & accessible faculty
Excellent learning environment
Opportunities in a variety of athletics, clubs & activities
On average for the last six years, 94% of Nichols graduates were employed within six months.
4 out of 10 graduates is a CEO, corporate President or business owner
Easy access to five major cities
|School type||private, coed college|
When applying to Nichols College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due June 15. The application fee at Nichols College is $25. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 73.9 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||73.9% 4|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||June 15|
Nichols College has 50.9 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Nichols College include: Business/Commerce, General; Sport and Fitness Administration/Management; Accounting; Business Administration and Management, General; and Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 67 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||45%|
|Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates|
Nichols College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,202, with a gender distribution of 59.6 percent male students and 40.4 percent female students. Nichols College is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.
|Student gender distribution|
|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA III|
Campus Info & Services
Nichols College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Nichols College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Nichols College, 86 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Nichols College.
|Students who have cars on campus||86%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
Paying for School
At Nichols College, 92.9 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $17,830.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$32,370 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$11,450 (2013-14)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data